THE PREMIER GRAVEL EVENT IN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
About the Scratch Ankle Gravel Race & Ride
A thrilling gathering set amidst the stunning landscapes of the Blackwater River Forest! Organized by passionate volunteers at Pensacola Off-Road Cyclists, this event promises a fantastic day of gravel cycling adventure and community support.
Your participation directly contributes to essential causes, including trail maintenance, advocacy efforts, and fostering the development of young talents through the Gulf Coast Youth Mountain Bike Association.
Explore the boundless beauty of these natural landscapes with gravel routes tailored to accommodate all levels of enthusiasts. Traverse through the majestic longleaf pine forests, cross pristine waterways like Coldwater Creek, Juniper Creek, and Blackwater River, and navigate diverse dirt roads that wind through the heart of the woods.
Nestled in the breathtaking Bear Lake Campground, this event isn't just about cycling, it invites families to immerse themselves in nature. Camping options allow for a weekend of exploration and shared experiences in these serene surroundings.
Prepare your gravel bikes for an exhilarating ride! Our esteemed host, Chef Brandon, will serve mouthwatering delights, ensuring an unforgettable gastronomic experience.
By joining us at the Scratch Ankle, you're embarking on an outdoor adventure and contributing to preserving these pristine forests, supporting advocacy initiatives, and nurturing the growth of youth programs in our community.
Come and be a part of a day filled with gravel cycling thrills, family bonding, and incredible food. Let's cherish these moments while positively impacting our natural surroundings!